Full Stack Programmer - Trainee - in Sustainable Land Use sector (w/m/d)*

Temporary, Full-time · Freiburg
2,800 - 3,000 € per month
Job Description
Kickstart Your Career and shape a sustainable tomorrow! You are  recent graduate or a new professional? Jump into the world of international consulting with UNIQUE’s dynamic trainee program. Our 12-month journey is a gateway to a multidisciplinary experience, offering a panoramic view of our innovative digital project-monitoring tools.

As a trainee in our Digital Solutions department, you’ll be a key collaborator for our MIS Web Dashboard Team, improving data collection tools that are pivotal to our climate, agriculture, and forestry projects.

You will be involved in the following missions:
  • Play a key role in developing and refining features for the Web Dashboard, focusing on forest and climate data visualization, including carbon certification and forest inventories.
  • Support in the development and implementation of robust programming and testing frameworks.
  • Introduce new capabilities to our suite of data monitoring tools.
  • Advance geodata quality through innovative automation techniques.
  • Refactor and reorganize our legacy codebase.
  • Work hand-in-hand with our information system architect to unify data processing workflows and microservices integration.
  • Set up user manuals and follow up on documentation.
Desirable Extras: An affinity for geoinformatics will make you stand out!

Your Tech Profile:
  • Full-Stack: Bring your backend and frontend prowess to the forefront, with a keen eye on specializing in frontend development, integration, and UX/UI design.
  • Language: Command of English (C1 level minimum) and/or other languages, written and sporken.
Your Academic & Professional Canvas:
  • Studies: Bachelor’s or Master’s program in computer science or web development is essential.
  • Coding: Proficiency in web programming (PHP, JavaScript, jQuery) and database systems (PostgreSQL preferred) is required.
  • Collaboration: Experience with collaboration tools like GitHub or GitLab is desired.
  • Framework: Experience with Laravel and/or  React.js will set you apart.
  • Other programming languages: Knowledge of Python, R, and bash scripting is an advantage.
  • Testing & Documentation: Familiarity with phpUnit, Jest, openAPIv3 will be beneficial.
  • Geo-Data: Experience with geoinformation databases (PostGIS) will be a valuable asset.
Your Passion:
  • A passion for environmental sustainability will let you feel at home with us.
What we offer
  • Individual guidance, and support from colleagues as part of Unique's trainee program.
  • The opportunity of working in a diverse and international team, 
  • A dynamic and innovative work environment with emphasizing individual autonomy.
  • Flexible work arrangements. 
  • 3000€ monthly gross salary 
  • up to 2000 € budget for one external training + structured companywide internal trainings.
  • “Hansefit” (provider of company fitness), organic fruits, coffee and tea for free at the office. 
  • Participation of 30€ /monthly for transport-costs (Deutschland Ticket) 
  • Duty station will be at Unique headquarters in Freiburg, Germany. Sunny offices nearby the main railway station.

*(m/f/d) is a statement for equal inclusion / diversity in Germany and means “Male / Female / Diverse”. In German: (m/w/d)
About us
We are unique! Efficient, integrative, professional - as a leading international consultancy for the sustainable management of natural resources. Our focus is on forestry, agriculture and climate protection, including innovative digitalization solutions for land use. Since its foundation in 1998, we have implemented more than 1,000 projects in over 80 countries, thanks to a large and diverse team of experts consisting of more than 80 permanent employees from over 25 nationalities and a community of external consultants. Unique land use GmbH is headquartered in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany and is represented in Paraguay, Vietnam, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Kyrgyzstan.
We are looking forward to meeting you!
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